Another California state legislator is trying to block Orange County’s toll road agency from building new roadways

A bill proposed in the state Legislature would block any new major projects by Orange County’s tollway agency, including an extension of the 241 toll road.

If the bill were to pass, the Transportation Corridor Agencies would be kept from building any new bridges or toll roads after Jan. 1, 2020, and from issuing new bonds to finance projects. The TCA oversees the county’s 241, 261, 133 and 73 toll roads and is studying a variety of scenarios for connecting the 241 to the 5 Freeway as well as adding travel options in south Orange County.